January Newsletter

Happy New Year from Stonepark!

Here is our first newsletter of the calendar year – enjoy!

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Old Yearbooks

We have done some early spring cleaning, and have excess copies of old yearbooks. If you have an older child who graduated from Grade 9 at Stonepark, or know someone who does, we have yearbooks for the following years:

1996, 1997, 2000-2001, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2018-2019

Call the school for details. A minimum donation of $5 per book would be appreciated.

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Friday – Day 4

Cafeteria:
Pizza and a side salad

Leadership:
All members in leadership are asked to check our Google Classroom for some opportunities to sign up for.

Library:
Students and staff are reminded to renew or return books to the library, as many are overdue now that the holidays have passed.

Band:
The Jazz Band will rehearse today at 11:35

Honours Band Students are asked to meet Mrs. Sorensen in the band room, ready to leave, immediately following DPA.

Needlecraft Club:

Needlecraft Club will be happening in Rm 116 today, starting at 12:20.  Please bring your lunch.

Old Year Books:

We have just cleaned out the Year Book room at school and have excess copies of old yearbooks. If you have an older child who graduated from Grade 9 at Stonepark, or know someone who does, we have yearbooks for the following years:

1996, 1997, 2000-2001, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2018-2019

Call the school for details. A minimum donation of $5 per book would be appreciated.

Stonepark AA Boys Basketball:
The Stonepark AA Boys Basketball team won a thrilling contest over visiting East Wiltshire on Tuesday night.

Kallen Power, Anthony MacDonald, and Owen Headley led the Tigers in scoring.

The Tigers trailed at the half and for most of the second half, until Kallen Power hit a game-tying three pointer with less than ten seconds left to send the game into overtime.

In overtime Anthony MacDonald and Kallen Power provided all the scoring the team needed as the Tigers pulled away for a 53-47 victory.

The team is off until Monday night when they practice at 6:00pm.

DPAP:

Will be held inside today.

 

 

 

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Tuesday – Day 3

Cafeteria:
Taco Tuesday

Code Club:
Code Club will meet today at 12:30 in Mrs. Reynard’s room.

Yearbook Group:
The yearbook crew will be meeting Thursday, January 9, after school in Mr. Beaton’s room. The meeting will run until 4:30 pm.

Needlecraft Club:
Don’t forget tomorrow (Wednesday) is Day 4 and Needlecraft Club will happen at lunchtime. If you have your own hoop or you took your project home – make sure to bring them tomorrow.

Girls Group:
Girls’ Group with Catherine will meet today in the Multi-Purpose Room during second period.  Please check in with your second period teacher before coming to the Multi-Purpose Room.

Boys & Girls A Basketball:
The Stonepark Tigers Boys & Girls A Basketball Team will be traveling to Montague Intermediate School by bus at 3:30pm today for a game at 4:30 pm for girls and 6:00 for boys.  Player are to meet in the lobby prior to departure.

Boys Update:
With a busy schedule in 2019 and despite a record of 0 wins and 4 losses , our young Tigers team keep improving with every game and hope to post a better record in 2020. Current top 5 scorers for our Tigers are: Hudson Burke (38 points), Preston Stewart (23 points), Nathanael Rodgerson (14 points), Kayden Kelly (13 points) and Quinn Velasco (11 points). Our next practice is Wednesday evening from 5:00pm to 6:30pm.

DPA:     Will be inside today.

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Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 Day 6

Cafeteria:
Pizza

Lost & Found:
Please check the lost and Found table set up at the main doors. The items will be there until lunchtime today.

®Youth Winter Camp:

The Youth Empowerment Programme PEI that runs out of Birchwood, Stonepark and SIS is offering its annual winter camp for junior high students aged 11 – 15. The Programme is designed to help junior youth develop their ability to express themselves, make good decisions, plan projects to help their community and build true friendships with others.

 

The camps will accomplish this through the following activities:

 

  • Playing cooperative sports
  • Sharing stories with morals
  • Group discussions
  • Creating art projects – music, drama, painting
  • Planning projects to help their community – visiting seniors and children to share games and stories

Lunch is provided. The camps are meant to be affordable to everyone, so the cost is $ 40. However, full scholarships are automatically available if it’s needed.

 

If you would like members of our team to visit to share more about the camps, please contact 902-217-5780 or email peijunioryouth@gmail.com.

DPA:     Will be inside today.

 

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Thursday – Day 6

Cafeteria:
Shepherd’s Pie, with veggies and served with a knot roll

Lost & Found:
Please check the lost and Found table set up at the main doors. The items will be there until lunchtime tomorrow.

Ugly Sweater Day:
Tomorrow (Friday) is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, we encourage everyone to wear their ugliest sweater on Friday.

Drama Club:
The Drama Club will meet today from 3-4 PM. Please tell your parents about the early pickup.

Youth Winter Camp:
The Youth Empowerment Programme PEI that runs out of Birchwood, Stonepark and SIS is offering its annual winter camp for junior high students aged 11 – 15. The Programme is designed to help junior youth develop their ability to express themselves, make good decisions, plan projects to help their community and build true friendships with others.

The camps will accomplish this through the following activities:

  • Playing cooperative sports
  • Sharing stories with morals
  • Group discussions
  • Creating art projects – music, drama, painting
  • Planning projects to help their community – visiting seniors and children to share games and stories

Lunch is provided. The camps are meant to be affordable to everyone, so the cost is $ 40. However, full scholarships are automatically available if it’s needed.

If you would like members of our team to visit to share more about the camps, please contact 902-217-5780 or email peijunioryouth@gmail.com.

DPA:
     Will be inside today.

 

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Wednesday – Day 5

Cafeteria:
Chicken Alfredo or Mac & Cheese, with a side salad and a breadstick

Ugly Sweater Day:
This Friday (Dec. 20th.) is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, we encourage everyone to wear their ugliest sweater on Friday.

I-Pod Day:
Today, (Wednesday, December 18th) will be I-pod Day. Students can pay $2 to listen to music in class during non-instructional time. Students are reminded, however, that if you are listening to music on your phone, the phone is not to be used for texting or accessing social media – only music. Teachers are asked to indicate on the class clipboard which students have paid the $2. All funds raised will be used to support Christmas Families.

Youth Winter Camp:
The Youth Empowerment Programme PEI that runs out of Birchwood, Stonepark and SIS is offering its annual winter camp for junior high students aged 11 – 15. The Programme is designed to help junior youth develop their ability to express themselves, make good decisions, plan projects to help their community and build true friendships with others.
The camps will accomplish this through the following activities:

  • Playing cooperative sports
  • Sharing stories with morals
  • Group discussions
  • Creating art projects – music, drama, painting
  • Planning projects to help their community – visiting seniors and children to share games and stories

Lunch is provided. The camps are meant to be affordable to everyone, so the cost is $ 40. However, full scholarships are automatically available if it’s needed.

If you would like members of our team to visit to share more about the camps, please contact 902-217-5780 or email peijunioryouth@gmail.com.

Boys A Basketball:
The Boys AA Basketball team lost an entertaining and hard-fought game to Queen Charlotte last night.
The boys trailed 28-24 at half time and after being down by as many 12 point in the second half the team came back in the fourth quarter to cut the Queen Charlotte lead to just one. Unfortunately some missed free throws and clutch shooting from Queen Charlotte allowed them to secure the victory.

Noah Stanley lead a balanced attack with 12 points and rookies Mohamed Mohamud, Deacon Allen and Owen Gillespie all played well and contributed when they went in the game.

The boys practice tonight from 6:30 – 8:00 and tomorrow morning at 6:35am.

Stonepark Girls A Basketball:
Stonepark girls A basketball competed hard but were outscored by a tough Souris team. Player of the game was Kennedy Mosher who had a solid performance. Shout outs go to Chloe Callaghan who showed incredible hustle up and down the court all game and to Laura Bearisto who scored her first points. The girls are asked to meet in Mr. Bradley’s room following the announcements for a quick meeting.

DPA:
     Will be inside today.

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Tuesday – Day 4

Cafeteria:
Taco Tuesday

Ugly Sweater Day:
This Friday (Dec. 20th.) is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, we encourage everyone to wear their ugliest sweater on Friday.

I-Pod Day:
Tomorrow, (Wednesday, December 18th) will be I-pod Day. Students can pay $2 to listen to music in class during non-instructional time. Students are reminded, however, that if you are listening to music on your phone, the phone is not to be used for texting or accessing social media – only music. Teachers are asked to indicate on the class clipboard which students have paid the $2. All funds raised will be used to support Christmas Families.

Youth Winter Camp:
The Youth Empowerment Programme PEI that runs out of Birchwood, Stonepark and SIS is offering its annual winter camp for junior high students aged 11 – 15. The Programme is designed to help junior youth develop their ability to express themselves, make good decisions, plan projects to help their community and build true friendships with others. The camps will accomplish this through the following activities:

  • Playing cooperative sports
  • Sharing stories with morals
  • Group discussions
  • Creating art projects – music, drama, painting
  • Planning projects to help their community – visiting seniors and children to share games and stories.
  • Lunch is provided. The camps are meant to be affordable to everyone, so the cost is $ 40. However, full scholarships are automatically available if it’s needed.
    If you would like members of our team to visit to share more about the camps, please contact 902-217-5780 or email peijunioryouth@gmail.com.

Girls & Boys A Basketball Teams:
Good luck to the Boys & Girls A basketball teams who travel to Souris today.  Girls play at 5:00 pm and the boys play at 6:30 pm.  The bus will leave Stonepark at 3:30 pm.

DPA:
     Will be inside today.

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Monday – Dec. 16, 2019

Youth Winter Camp:
The Youth Empowerment Programme PEI that runs out of Birchwood, Stonepark and SIS is offering its annual winter camp for junior high students aged 11 – 15. The Programme is designed to help junior youth develop their ability to express themselves, make good decisions, plan projects to help their community and build true friendships with others.
The camps will accomplish this through the following activities: Playing cooperative sports

  • Sharing stories with morals
  • Group discussions
  • Creating art projects – music, drama, painting
  • Planning projects to help their community – visiting seniors and children to share games and stories

Lunch is provided. The camps are meant to be affordable to everyone, so the cost is $ 40. However, full scholarships are automatically available if it’s needed.

If you would like members of our team to visit to share more about the camps, please contact 902-217-5780 or email peijunioryouth@gmail.com.

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Monday – Day 3

Cafeteria:
Lasagna served with Caesar Salad and a Garlic Breadstick

**** Just a reminderthat tickets are now on sale for our annual Christmas
Turkey Dinner which is being held tomorrow (Tuesday Dec. 17th.  All
tickets have to be bought by today Monday (Dec. 16th.) and the price of the
turkey dinner is $7.50.

Code Club:
Code Club will meet today in Mrs. Reynard’s room at 12:30.

Girls Group:
Girls’ Group with Catherine will take place today during 5th period in the multipurpose room. Please check in with your 5th period teachers before coming to Group. Thank you to 5th period teachers for approving this change in time”.

Band:
No Grade 7 Band Rehearsal at noon today.

Do you have a unique talent you would like to perform for the school? The last call for talent show auditions is today! If you would like to audition, show up at the band room today at 12:20.

Ugly Sweater Day:
This Friday (Dec. 20th.) is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, we encourage everyone to wear their ugliest sweater on Friday.

Girls A Basketball:
Practice today from 3:00 – 4:30. Our girls will play tomorrow (Tuesday) in Souris at 5:30 pm.  Good Luck Girls!

DPA:
     Will be inside today.

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